REGISTERED DEATHS in Decatur County  

Book B  Page 5

Name of Deceased

Age

Sex

Color

Marital Status

Cause of Death

Occupation

Nativity

Place of Death

Duration of Disease

Complication

Date of Death

Father's Name

Birthplace

Mother's Maiden Name

Birthplace

Return Made By

P.O. Address

Date of Return

Mon

Day

Year

Mon

Day

Year

E. S. Higgins

 74

 M

 W

 Married

 Cancer

 Farmer

 

 Lund, KS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child of Ed. Wonderly

3 mons

 

 W

 

 Congestion of lungs

 

 

Danbury, NE

 

 

Apr

 5

1898

Edwin Wonderly

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

Oberlin

Apr

30

1898

W. E. Palmatier

 50

 M

 W

 Married

 Cancer of stomach

 Jeweller

 New York

Oberlin, KS

  3 mons

 

Apr

10

1898

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child of Fred Helmkamp

7 mons

 M

 W

 

 Pneumonia

 

 

 

  3 days

 

Apr

10

1898

Fred Helmkamp

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

Oberlin

Apr

30

1898

Isaac Ecord

 86

 M

 W

 Married

 Pneumonia

 Farmer

Delaware

Bassettville, KS

  7 days

 

Apr

12

1898

 

 

 

 

L. C. Tilden MD

Oberlin

Apr

30

1898

Henry Rathbone

 46

 M

 W

 Married

 Heart trouble

 Farmer

 

Near Traer, KS

 

 

Mar

24

1898

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

 

 

 

Jorden G. Wonderly

16 mons

 M

 W

 

 Catarrhal fever

 

 

 

 

 

Apr

22

1898

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

Oberlin

Apr

30

1898

Mary McCalla

 38

 F

 W

 Married

 Puerperal fever

 

 

 

 

 

Apr

26

1898

 

 

 

 

Mead & Mead MD's

Oberlin

 

 

 

Noah Pointer

 71

 M

 W

 Married

 Heart trouble

 

 

 

 

 

May

13

1898

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

 

 

 

Ora Witham

 19

 M

 W

 Single

 Consumption

 

 

 

 

 

Jun

10

1898

 

 

 

 

D. E. May MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jun

30

1898

Child of Wm. Ufford

5 mons

 

 W

 

 Fever

 

 

 

 

 

Jun

28

1898

 

 

 

 

Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

Wm. Pope

 77

 M

 W

 

 Paralysis

 

 

 

 

 

Jul

 6

1898

 

 

 

 

Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

Infant Son of Geo. Ayer

6 or 7 mons

 

 W

 

 Summer complaint

 

 

 

 

 

Jul

23

1898

 

 

 

 

Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

Infant Dau. of W. L. Kehlor

6 mons

 

 W

 

 Convulsions

 

 

 

 

 

Jul

25

1898

 

 

 

 

Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

Rebecca Briscoe

 52

 F

 W

 

Injury, concussion of spine

& fracture ribs resulting

in Pleurisy and peritonitis

 

 

Olive Twp, KS

  14 days

 

Sep

5

1898

 

 

 

 

Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

Child of M. McKinzie

  1 day

 

 W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sep

 25

1898

 

 

 

 

Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

N. G. Addleman

 49

 M

 W

 Married

 Brain fever

Real Estate

 Indiana

 Oberlin, KS

  4 yrs

 

Dec

24

1898

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Dec

30

1898

 

The six deaths below are recorded twice by mistake (note on the original Register)

A. Munson

 60

 

 W

 

 Stomach trouble

 

 

Herndon, KS

 

 

Dec

29

1898

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Dec

30

1898

Child of W. V. Miller

9 mons

 

 W

 

 Pertussis

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

10

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1899

David Capps

84

 M

 W

 Widower

 Old age

 

Tennessee

Kanona, KS

 

 

Jan

18

(Actual death year is 1898)

1899

 Sampson Capps

   NC

    Esther Smith

   NC

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1899

Mearl "Merl" Vernon

5

 F

 W

 Single

 Fire - burn

 

Decatur Co., KS

Kanona, KS

 

 

Jan

27

(Actual death year is 1898)

1899

Robert Haddow Vernon

   OH

Louisa E. Mavity

   MO

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1899

Frederick Krack

4 mons

M

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Bassettville, KS

 

 

Feb

2

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1899

Frank Pettys

49

M

 W

 Single

 Consumption

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

4

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1899

Infant son of Frank Heitman

9 mons

M

 W

 

 Entero Colitis

 

 

 

 

 

Jul

27

1898

 

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Sep

30

1898

1899 H. C. Miller

70

M

 W

 Married

 Paralysis

Farmer

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

2

1899

 

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Dora Witham

22

F

 W

 Single

 Consumption

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

5

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Mrs. Allen

83

F

 W

 

 Old age

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

10

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Child of Ira Pock/Peck

7 mons

 

 W

 

 Dysentery

 

 

Cedar Bluffs, KS

 

 

Jan

11

1899

 

 

 

 

L. C. Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Irva Chilson

6 mons

F

 W

 

 Croup

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

15

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Harry Paulson

15 mons

M

 W

 

 Bronchitis

 

 

Danbury, NE

 

 

Jan

22

1899

 

 

 

 

D. E. May

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Frank Hatch

80

M

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

23

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Jno. Leone

1

 

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

23

1899

 

 

 

 

L. C. Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Phemica Branson

34

F

 W

 

 Gastric ulcer

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

24

1899

 

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

T. J. Woody

38

M

 W

 

 Suicide

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

25

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Sarah Ewing

74

F

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

26

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Child of J. P O'Grady

5 mons

 

 W

 

 Brain fever

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

28

1899

 

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Child of Oscar Ecord

2 mons

 

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Bassettville, KS

 

 

Jan

28

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Child of Wm. Snow

8 mons

 

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Bassettville, KS

 

 

Feb

7

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Dora Kimball

21

 

 W

 

 Heart disease

 

 

Traer, KS

 

 

Feb

9

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

A. Hanna

73

M(?)

 W

 

 Lagrippe

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

12

1899

 

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Thos. C. Kitchen/Nitchen

2 wks

 

 W

 

 Cold

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

14

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Child of S. W. McElroy

2 mons

 

 W

 

 Congestive lungs

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

26

1899

 

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Ira B. Baldwin

55

 

 W

 

 Bright's disease & 

Heart failure

 

 

Dresden, KS

 

 

Mar

2

1899

 

 

 

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Book B  Page 6

Name of Deceased

Age

Sex

Color

Marital Status

Cause of Death

Occupation

Nativity

Place of Death

Duration of Disease

Complication

Date of Death

Father's Name

Birthplace

Mother's Maiden Name

Birthplace

Return Made By

P.O. Address

Date of Return

Mon

Day

Year

Mon

Day

Year

Mrs. Tutt

63

F

B

 Married

 Cancer

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

24

1899

 

 

 

 

L. C. Tilden MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Kate O'Grady

38

F

 W

 Married

 Lagrippe

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

25

1899

 

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Apr

14

1899

Ada E. Ridgway

3

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Center, KS

 

 

Jun

10

1899

Jno. Ridgway

    IA

Nancy Rippey

 

E. Pauley MD

Oberlin

Jun

24

1899

Grace M. Ridgway

4

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Center, KS

 

 

Jun

13/18

1899

Jno. Ridgway

    IA

Nancy Rippey

 

E. Pauley MD

Oberlin

Jun

24

1899

Minnie Ridgway

1

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Center, KS

 

 

Jun

30

1899

Jno. Ridgway

    IA

Nancy Rippey

 

E. P. Gilpin MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Marie Graham

10 mons

F

 W

 

Died 4 hrs after operation

for tumor - (?) cystic of 

left side of chest

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

21

1899

     Graham

     IA

    Graham

 

E. P.Gilpin MD

L. C. Tilden MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Alice Schueler

31

F

 W

 

 Inflammation of bowels

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

18

1899

Conrad Schueler

     IA

Alice Schueler

 

L. C. Tilden MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Florence Huddle

6

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

8

1899

Ralph Huddle

     IA

Emma Miller

 

E. P. Tilden MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Lillian Dupree

30

F

 W

 Married

 Heart disease

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

6

1899

      Jolly

 

Lillian Jolly

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

W. H. Brown

 70

F

 W

 Married

 Heart disease

 

 

Near Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

14

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Harry G. Nelson

11

M

 W

 Single

 Encephalis

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

May

24

1899

S. S. Nelson

 

 

 

S. Miner MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Mamie Huber

10

F

 W

 Single

 Diphtheria 

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

May

21

1899

I. G. Huber

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

Oberlin

Jun

30

1899

Nora Hayett

16

F

 W

 Single

 Sore throat

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jun

1

1899

     Hayett

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jun 

30

1899

Boyle

2

M

 W

 

Malarial fever followed by

Diphtheria

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

May

12

1899

 M. H. Boyle

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

Oberlin

Jun 

30

1899

Cooper

3 wks

 

 W

 

Cholera Infantium 

 

 

Logan, KS

 

 

Sep

19

1899

H. M. Cooper

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Ernest Still

5

 

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Logan, KS

 

 

Sep

1

1899

Henry Still

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Mrs. Krack

65

F

 W

 

 Heart failure

 

 

Bassettville, KS

 

 

Jul

19

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Lena Broderick

13

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jul

18

1899

F. M. Broderick

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Sadie Still

11

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Logan, KS

 

 

Jul

20

1899

Henry Still

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Johnson

6 mons

 

 W

 

 Cholera Infantium

 

 

Logan, KS

 

 

Aug 

4

1899

Louis Johnson

 

     Fox

 

Wm. B. Mead MD

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Sylvester Still

5

M

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Logan, KS

 

 

Aug

14

1899

Henry Still

 

    Griffin

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Mary Adams

86

M

 W

 

 Old age

 

 

Traer

 

 

Aug

30

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Bonnell

5 days

 

 W

 

 Unknown

 

 

Near Oberlin, KS

 

 

Aug

15

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Mrs. Spreckelson

93

F

 W

 

 Old age

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Aug

17

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Claude Scheuber

4 mons

M

W

 

 Heart trouble

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jul

4

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Thelma McCartney

1

F

 W

 

 Cholera Infantium

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Sep

9

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Elizabeth Simpson

82

F

 W

 

 Old age

 

 

Oberlin, KS

Note: AKA Anna (?)

Simpson per Neta (?)

Becker - Ventura, CA

 

Sep

8

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Sarah J. Worley

73

F

 W

 

 Inflammation of bowels

 

 

Olive, KS

 

 

Sep

27

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Mary A. Powell

65

F

 W

 

 Intermittent fever

 

 

Sherman, KS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Oct

3

1899

Jacob Yolten

33

M

 W

 

 Typhoid fever

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Oct

13

1899

 

 

 

 

Gilpin MD

Oberlin

Oct

14

1899

Elen Brown

1

F

 W

 

 Diphtheria

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Oct

17

1899

 

 

 

 

Miner MD

Oberlin

Oct

17

1899

Alex Southard

23

M

 W

 

 Consumption

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Oct

16

1899

 

 

 

 

Tilden MD

Oberlin

Oct

17

1899

J. A. Eatef(?)

35

M

 W

 

 Typhoid fever

 

 

Cedar Bluffs, KS

 

 

Dec

9

1899

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Dec

10

1899

Woody Brokard

18

M

 W

 

 Consumption

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Dec

10

1899

 

 

 

 

Gilpin MD

Oberlin

Dec

11

1899

Child of Charles Mures

2 days

M

 W

 

 Consumption

 

 

Cedar Bluffs, KS

 

 

Jan

9

1899

 

 

 

 

McNichols MD

Oberlin

Dec

11

1899

Child of Geo. B. Vanter(?)

5 mons

M

 W

 

Spinal meningitis

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

10

1900

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

10

1900

J. H. Brown

70

M

 W

 

 Kidney disease

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

19

1900

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

19

1900

Myrtle Fry

33

F

 W

 

 Puerperal fever

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

18(?)

1900

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Jan

22

1900

Child of M. W. Bicknell

19 days

M

 W

 

 Convulsions

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Jan

21

1900

 

 

 

 

Gilpin MD

Oberlin

Jan

22

1900

Child of Gilbert Wisener

5 mons

M

 W

 

 Unknown

 

 

Achilles, KS

 

 

Feb

7

1900

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Feb

7

1900

Frank Bragaw

63

M

 W

 

 Pneumonia

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

8

1900

 

 

 

 

J. C. Emahizer

Oberlin

Feb

8

1900

Julia Langmade(?)

68

F

 W

 

 Paralysis

 

 

Oberlin, KS

 

 

Feb

20

1900

 

 

 

 

W. B. Mead MD

Oberlin

Feb

22

1900

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